Solved Desktop icons are dissappearing

January 2, 2014 at 08:52:45
Specs: Windows XP
Some desktop icons dissappear and occassionally show back up. When this first occured I simply used the icon and the pic showed back up on it, then later the pic dissappeared, there is the Windows desktop icon replacement icon there as well as on a few others. Most are unaffected.

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January 2, 2014 at 13:46:59
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January 2, 2014 at 14:12:50
Derek's 'how to' should fix it. Another quick thing you can check is to go to START--SETTINGS--TASKBAR AND START MENU and make sure 'hide inactive icons' is not checked. I don't think that's the reason for your problem but that option should be turned off anyway.

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